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What happend on March 22nd 2008

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US probes passport file breaches

Saturday 22nd of March 2008, 2:46
related countries: United States United States

The US Department of State launches an investigation into breaches of presidential candidates' passport files.
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US military 'holds Japan suspect'

Saturday 22nd of March 2008, 4:00
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States

The US military in Japan detains a sailor wanted in connection with a taxi driver's murder, reports say.
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Cricket: England struggle in NZ

Saturday 22nd of March 2008, 4:47
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen hits a century as England struggle to 240-7 on day one of the third Test against New Zealand.
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China posts wanted list for Tibet

Saturday 22nd of March 2008, 5:41
related countries: China China

Chinese authorities issue photos of 21 people wanted for anti-China riots in Tibet last week.
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Central US fears more floods

Saturday 22nd of March 2008, 6:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Flood

Flood waters continue to rise in the central US, after at least 16 people died in storms earlier in the week.
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Tennis: Sharapova run ended

Saturday 22nd of March 2008, 7:20
related countries: Russia Russia

Maria Sharapova's unbeaten start to the season comes to an end as she is beaten by Svetlana Kuznetsova at the Pacific Life Open.
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Ten missing after S Lanka sinking

Saturday 22nd of March 2008, 7:54
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Ten crew are missing after a Sri Lankan naval vessel is sunk by the Tamil Tigers, the second such attack this year.
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Cheney in oil talks with Saudis

Saturday 22nd of March 2008, 8:52
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

US Vice-President Dick Cheney meets Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah to discuss ways of stabilising the oil market.
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British woman killed in Jamaica

Saturday 22nd of March 2008, 10:37
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police in Jamaica are investigating the discovery of the body of a 61-year-old British woman.
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Power of persuasion in presidential race

Saturday 22nd of March 2008, 12:05
related countries: United States United States

Before the next round of primaries begins in the US, BBC Washington correspondent Kevin Connolly reflects on the winners and losers of the campaign.
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Rat infestation hits Bangladesh

Saturday 22nd of March 2008, 12:06
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Mark Dummett discovers the suffering caused by food shortages and an infestation of rats in Bangladesh.
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F1: Massa on pole

Saturday 22nd of March 2008, 12:21
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Felipe Massa secures pole position for the Malaysian Grand Prix ahead of team-mate Kimi Raikkonen, with Lewis Hamilton fourth.
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Nuclear plans attract fresh fire

Saturday 22nd of March 2008, 12:38
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A rumoured Anglo-French nuclear reactor initiative is the wrong plan for the UK, anti-nuclear group warns.
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Opposition's Ma wins Taiwan poll

Saturday 22nd of March 2008, 13:02
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan, China China

Official results give opposition leader Ma Ying-jeou a large victory in Taiwan's presidential poll.
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Sudan rejects Darfur charges

Saturday 22nd of March 2008, 14:21
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Sudan's army rejects charges in a UN report it was implicated in the rape of Darfur women last month.
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Sci-fi writer Clarke laid to rest

Saturday 22nd of March 2008, 14:28
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The funeral of Sir Arthur C Clarke, the British science-fiction writer who died aged 90, takes place in Sri Lanka.
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DR Congo bans sect after clashes

Saturday 22nd of March 2008, 14:36
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo bans a separatist religious sect after attacking its western strongholds.
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F1: McLaren duo punished

Saturday 22nd of March 2008, 16:25
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Bermuda Bermuda

McLaren drivers Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen are penalised five grid places for impeding rivals during qualifying in Malaysia.
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British woman killed in Jamaica

Saturday 22nd of March 2008, 16:25
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police in Jamaica are investigating the discovery of the body of a 61-year-old British woman.
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Military helps Rio tackle dengue

Saturday 22nd of March 2008, 17:08
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Brazil's military is to help the city of Rio de Janeiro deal with a surge in the number of dengue fever cases.
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PPP names choice for Pakistani PM

Saturday 22nd of March 2008, 17:54
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Benazir Bhutto's party puts forward the candidate it expects to become PM after last month's poll win.
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British teenager 'held under water'

Saturday 22nd of March 2008, 18:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British teenager Scarlett Keeling was killed after being held under water, a report into her death in Goa will say.
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British teenager 'held under water'

Saturday 22nd of March 2008, 18:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British teenager Scarlett Keeling was killed after being held under water, a report into her death in Goa will say.
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Dutch protest against Islam film

Saturday 22nd of March 2008, 19:05
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Amsterdam

About 1,000 people march in Amsterdam against the planned release of a film critical of Islam.
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Turkish police clash with Kurds

Saturday 22nd of March 2008, 21:36
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Clashes erupt in Turkey between police and Kurdish protesters during the Nowruz spring festival.
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Mugabe dismisses MDC poll hopes

Saturday 22nd of March 2008, 22:42
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe says Zimbabwe's main opposition party will not rule in his lifetime.
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Tuareg rebels attack Mali convoy

Saturday 22nd of March 2008, 22:52
related countries: Mali Mali

Tuareg rebels in Mali attack a military convoy capturing at least 20 troops, according to reports.
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Ecuador warns Colombia on raid

Saturday 22nd of March 2008, 23:16
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Ecuador Ecuador

Ecuador's president warns of diplomatic tension if an Ecuadorean is found among victims of a Colombian raid.
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